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The SIPRI Top 100 arms‑producing and military services companies, 2016

Arms sales of the world’s 100 largest arms-producing and military services companies (the SIPRI Top 100) totalled $374.8 billion in 2016, which represents a 1.9 per cent increase compared with 2015.

This Fact Sheet lists the SIPRI Top 100 for 2016 from the updated SIPRI Arms Industry Database and describes the trends in international arms sales that are revealed by the new data.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)/EDITORS

Dr Nan Tian is a Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme.
Alexandra Kuimova is a Research Assistant with the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme.
Dr Aude Fleurant is the Director of the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme.
Pieter D. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme.
Siemon T. Wezeman is a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Arms Transfers and Military Expenditure Programme.